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LOT 0329

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EUR (€) 6,810 - 9,080
USD ($) 7,600 - 10,140

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Western Asiatic Lapis Lazuli Throne Fitting with Lion

1st millennium BC

A carved lapis lazuli finial from the arm of a throne with D-shaped socket to the rear; formed as the foreparts of a lion with abundant mane covering two lion-cub heads with bearded human faces. 404 grams, 85mm (3 1/4"). Fine condition. Rare.

Provenance
From the private collection of a North West London lady; previously with a central London gallery; formerly acquired before 1990; supplied with geologic report No. TL005198, by geologic consultant Dr R. L. Bonewitz.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

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The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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